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Chevrolet Colorado repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (3%)

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Chevrolet Colorado suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (35%)

< $100 (57%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

308-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

4000 mi Noise in steering column. Part replaced. 

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

turbocharged 181hp 2.8L I4 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

55000 mi Rattling and rotational noise. Hear rattling over bumps, squeaking noise at low speed 

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

13000 mi Squak/rattle in steering wheel. Dealer originally performed a service bulletin by applying special grease, didn't fix. Returned for replacement of steering wheel under warranty to complete fix and bulletin. 

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5200 mi rear driver leaf spring replaced 
56000 mi

US $2177
Steering gear was replaced due to torque sensor failure. 

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5600 mi Steering has a clunk knock when going over small bumps and expansion joints. Tech states no repair part available at this time. 

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

305-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

14000 mi Steering wheel squeaks and/or rattles when turning. 
11000 mi Rattling sound emanating from steering column when driving over uneven roads. Dealer verified issue, but does not have a fix. Explained that GM has issued a TB and is aware of problem and working to diagnose what is causing it. 
16000 mi Content rattling sound coming from steering wheel/column. Dealer replaced steering wheel per TSB. Repair was not successful rattling sound still present. Took vehicle to another dealer concerning rattling sound. They confirmed noise and ordered complete steering column. Waitin for part to arrive and be installed. This is a follow up to earlier reported repair. Steering column replaced along with upper and lower intermediate shafts and rack. 

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2006 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

175-horsepower 2.8L I4 5-speed manual RWD

75000 mi

US $410
Power steering inlet/outlet hoses were leaking. When replacing the hoses, the bolt snapped on the rack. Therefore, the steering rack also had to be replaced. 
80590 mi

US $110
Both front stabilizer links were replaced to try to correct a rattle over bumps from the front of the truck. Rattle was still present after replacing both from stabilizer links. 

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2006 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

220-horsepower 3.5L I5 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

61000 mi

US $399
Replacement of the of tie-rod end. 
25000 mi Took in for rough idle in gear. Did a software upgrade on PCM for this problem. Made it worse. Now steering wheel vibrates even more than before. Supposedly no fix available at this time. 

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado

Engine not specified

132300 mi

US $450
Both front tires wearing inside corners severely. Both tie rod ends found worn, replaced, and front end realigned. 

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

220-horsepower 3.5L I5 4-speed automatic RWD

140800 mi

US $400
New shocks/struts and an alignment 

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

220-horsepower 3.5L I5 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

25110 mi

C $60
After doing some rough offroading and fast correction-steering from sliding around in the snow with 4x4 engaged, the steering pump went on the fritz (would not provide full pump pressure at idle). It was replaced under warranty. 

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

220-horsepower 3.5L I5 5-speed manual RWD

153000 mi

US $200
Tie rod ends were worn with play in the steering and abnormal tire wear. Replaced inner and outer and aligned front end. 

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2004 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

220-horsepower 3.5L I5 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

161000 mi

US $15
replaced front and rear suspension bumpers. 
174000 mi

US $200
replaced front and rear struts. 
176000 mi

US $360
replaced the front right wheel bearing. replaced outer tie rod ends on both sides. 

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2004 Chevrolet Colorado 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

175-horsepower 2.8L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

160000 mi

US $1100
Rear wheel bearing broken 

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